Nazi Crimes on Trial
'Dachau Trials'
Trials by U.S. Army Courts in Europe 1945 - 1948

File Number: US038
Review Date:
460201
Case Number:
12-449 (US vs. Alfons Klein et al)
Crime Category:
War Crimes; Euthanasia
Accused:
Blum, Philipp - 30 Years
Huber, Irmgard - 25 Years
Klein, Alfons - Death Sentence
Merkle, Adolf - 35 Years
Ruoff, Heinrich - Death Sentence
Wahlmann, Adolph - Life Sentence
Willig, Karl - Death Sentence
Court:
Military Commission at Wiesbaden, Germany 451008-451015
Country where the crime had been committed:
Germany
Crime Location:
Hadamar
Crime Date:
440605-450313
Victim:
Civilians
Nationality:
Polish and Russian
Agency:
Nursing and Medical Staff Hadamar Institution
Subject of the proceeding:
Encouraged and participated in the killing of Russian and Polish civilians, who were confined by the German Reich as an exercise of belligerent control. During the span of 440605-450313, a shipment of nearly 476 men, women, and children were put to death by hypodermic injections of morphine or derivatives thereof. The victims were killed within days if not hours of their arrivals